Smith, Daniel P., 1938-

Pathway to renewal : practical steps for congregations / Daniel P. Smith and Mary K. Sellon. - Herndon, Va. : Alban Institute, c2008. - xiii, 184 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-184).

The carpenter and the unbuilder -- Congregational renewal : what it is and what it requires -- The big challenges of congregational renewal -- Phase 1 of renewal : developing readiness : preparing the leaders to lead -- Phase 2 of renewal : surfacing a guiding vision : expanding the congregation's openness to God -- Phase 3 of renewal : living into the vision : aligning the work of the congregation with the vision -- A primer on planning -- The carpenter and the unbuilder -- Group exercises for personal formation -- Processes to help surface a vision -- Powerful questions.

9781566993715 1566993717

2008036041


Church management
Church renewal.

BV652 / .S57 2008

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